"The German private equity market is well on its way to substantially exceed last year’s investment figures. Particularly encouraging is the fact that small and medium buyouts and SME growth investments have...
BVK: Venture capital segment asserted itself in 2013 in what was overall a tepid German private equity market24. Februar 2014
Positive development in 2013 makes the venture capital segment stand out from what was overall a weaker German private equity market. Venture capital financing, which had already been strong in the first half of 2013,...
aleo solar AG: Growing on the sunny side
Everyone knows them: Blue and black gleaming panels, located anywhere the sun shines. Photovoltaic plants generate electricity from solar energy. And global business in the environmentally friendly "home-made” energy is booming. More and more farms and private households are using solar energy plants for generating their own power. Once...More All Case Studies
Debitel: Success through good communication
When telephone operator Debitel was sold to the Freenet group of companies in March of 2008, this was the conclusion of a successful private equity investment. By virtue of the take-over, a new market leader in the field of mobile telephony had emerged, positioned even ahead of competitors such as DTAG or Vodafone. Debitel’s story illustrates...More All Case Studies
Grohe – strong company thanks to investment capital
What started with controversial press reports five years ago is now seen as a positive example for the involvement of private equity firms in Germany. Grohe AG is a successful company. In 2005, its owners TPG and Credit Suisse initiated massive changes so the firm would be able to obtain a solid position, especially amongst its international...More All Case Studies